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© Mr Les Brunton

IoE Number: 161356
Location: BUTTON SNAP, CHERRY GREEN (north side)
  WESTMILL, EAST HERTFORDSHIRE, HERTFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Les Brunton
Date Photographed: 21 June 2001
Date listed: 22 February 1967
Date of last amendment: 22 February 1967
Grade II

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TL 32 NWWESTMILLCHERRY GREEN(north side)1/5Button Snap

TL 32 NW WESTMILL CHERRY GREEN (north side) 1/5 Button Snap 22. 2. 67 - II House. C17 or earlier, E part possibly a later extension. Timber frame roughcast on plastered red brick sill. Very steep thatched roof hipped at W and with higher eaves in E part. Originally probably a 2-cell house facing S with an end chimney at E, with slightly later one and a half storeys E extension beyond the chimney. Single storey W part has slightly battered end wall and central plank door flanked by 3-light flush mullioned wooden casement windows with leaded lattice glazing. A small ceramic plaque each side of door give information on Lamb. Single small leaded window to E part on S wall, with door and window in end wall and 2-light leaded attic window. Owned by Charles Lamb from 1812 to 1815 and mentioned in his essay 'My First Play'. Presented by Mrs Greg to the Royal Society of Arts and acquired by the Charles Lamb Society in 1949. (Ewing (1928) 133-4).

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